Dr. Melissa Young Szalay, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons 6001 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Get Directions
(515) 224-1414

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To provide each patient with the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. This involves every facet of the patient's experience at DMOS, from the moment a patient visits our facility to the moment they leave. They become a part of our DMOS family and our rich tradition of always exceeding patient expectations.Read more

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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Young-Szalay has a calming presence about her. She is a caring individual and an amazing doctor. She did surgery on my 14 year old daughter in March 2016. She was gracious enough to fit my daughter's surgery in the next day. For that I am forever grateful. She is and her staff are very thorough with the follow ups. which certainly helped ease the worry and concern. would highly recommend Dr. Melissa Young- Szalay to anyone in need of her expertise.
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Dr. Young Szalay's Care Philosophy

To provide each patient with the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. This involves every facet of the patient's experience at DMOS, from the moment a patient visits our facility to the moment they leave. They become a part of our DMOS family and our rich tradition of always exceeding patient expectations.

Dr. Young Szalay's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Amputated Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Finger
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Finger Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Sprain

Education

  • Medical School
    The Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Ohio State University Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    State University Of New York At Buffalo, Western New York

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Wrist Fusion